Chocolate California Fig Crinkles

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chocolate fig crinkles

Chocolate California Fig Crinkles

Not only chocolate lovers will enjoy our California Fig Chocolate Crinkles. When it's time to bake, this will be your go-to chocolate crinkles recipe.
chocolate fig crinkles
Servings 30 cookies


  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate melted
  • 2 eggs large
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs stemmed, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup confectioner's sugar


  • Beat brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in melted chocolate. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and vanilla.
  • In medium bowl, stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. On low speed, slowly beat into chocolate mixture. Stir in figs. Cover bowl and chill 3 hours.
  • To bake, adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350°. Form 1-tablespoon portions of dough into balls. Roll in confectioners’ sugar. Place balls, 2 1/2-inches apart, on greased baking sheet. Place sheet in center of oven and bake cookies 7 to 9 minutes, until crackled on top set around edges. Cool on wire rack.


Photo: David Campbell

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